Oslo's missing lion cub
The Lioness and cubs is a sculpture that has graced the park at St. Hanshaugen in Oslo since 1892. One of the lion cubs was reported missing 18 years ago. The conservators and curators of the City of Oslo Art Collection are now asking the public for any information they may have about it.
– This is one of the collection’s oldest sculptures. We are currently carrying out conservation work on the
See photos from the spectacular lift of Tracey Emin's gigantic sculpture «The Mother»
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Artist Tracey Emin was present at the lift, and it was with great enthusiasm she witnessed the spectacular lift of the biggest piece she has ever created.
– This is pretty amazing. I might not have children and grandchildren, but I've got a legacy now. This will be here a long, long time. And I feel good, because it makes me realise that I'm here on this
Welcome to Deichman Bjørvika
It's the Public Library of the Year - welcome to Deichman Bjørvika, Oslo, Norway!
On Saturday 4 June, the artwork The Mother will be completed
At long last, the Tracey Emin sculpture will be installed at Inger Munch’s Pier in Bjørvika, Oslo. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be on Saturday 4 June, and from 6:30 PM, the public will be able to experience the sculpture up close. Oslo and Norway will have an impressive new art attraction that will stand to the end of time.
What is happening before the opening?
On Monday 30 May, there
The Mother on its way to Oslo
The nine metre tall bronze sculpture, The Mother, will be arriving in Oslo next week. It will be shipped from London in five parts and assembled at Sukkerbiten in Bjørvika, Oslo. Before the summer, it will be welded together and patinated, so it can stand proudly forevermore at Inger Munch’s Pier.
Fact about The Mother and the project.
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Torso and head in L
Launch of the sculpture The Mother is postponed until June 2022
The large bronze sculpture was scheduled to be unveiled at the new area outside of MUNCH during 2021, but the work has taken longer than planned. It has now been decided to postpone the transport of The Mother from London until the spring of 2022. The unveiling will therefore not take place until next summer.
– It is very unfortunate that the production has taken longer than expected, and we ar
The large sculpture The Mother outside the new MUNCH will be installed towards the end of the year
MUNCH opens in the autumn of 2021. Outside of the museum, facing the Oslo Fjord, Oslo will have a new large sculpture; The Mother, created by British artist Tracey Emin. The sculpture arrives from London to Oslo during the summer, where the parts will be assembled together by the artist’s production team. Towards the end of the year, The Mother will be lifted to the new area where it will be p
Pedro Gómez-Egaña to Deichman Bjørvika in Oslo
Oslo's new main library is more than just books. It is also home to amazing artworks, including Lars Ramberg’s BRAINSTORM. This vast neon light installation was unveiled when the library was officially opened last summer. This coming autumn, visitors will be able to experience another spectacular work of art at the Deichman Library in Oslo's Bjørvika district; this time created by the Colombian ar
Sinnataggen, The Angry Boy, is now back in The Vigeland Park
As is well known, Sinnataggen was damaged the night before Tuesday April 6th. Someone attempted to saw over the left ankle, and the sculpture was removed for preservation. The sculpture has now been restored and was placed back on the Bridge in The Vigeland Park today.
- The art in The Vigeland Park belongs to Oslo's residents and visitors. We have received many inquiries from the public that
The iconic sculpture «Sinnataggen» in The Vigeland Park has been vandalized, and will therefore be removed for a period of time.
On the night of Tuesday 6 April, someone tried to saw over the left ankle of the sculpture. Sinnataggen (Angry Boy) has therefore been removed from the bridge for examinations and conservation. As soon as the work is done he will be placed back on the bridge where he belongs. This is vandalism against a protected cultural monument and the matter will be reported to the police.
– We want the
The Mother 2021 – a new artwork in Oslo
What: The Mother, a 9-meter tall bronze sculpture by Tracey Emin.
Where: Outside, on a new park area, next to the new Munch Museum in Bjørvika, Oslo, Norway
When: Sculpture to be unveiled 2021. The area where the sculpture will stand, will be opened to the public in the spring of 2021.
Tracey Emin’s The Mother, a nine-meter high bronze sculpture outside the new Munch Museum in Bjørvika wi
Call-out for artists to ØKERN! in Oslo
Økern is one of Oslo’s most important industrial and transport hubs. Currently, the whole area is undergoing major development. In this connection, we are looking for art projects that take Økern as their starting point. Application deadline: 26 October 2020
The ØKERN! call-out is part of the Public Art and Urban Development initiative. This collaboration between the City of Oslo’s Agency for C